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LARGO – Three Pinellas County military organizations – the St. Petersburg and Clearwater chapters of the Military Officers Association of America and the Military Organization of World Wars — hosted an event honoring National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day at the Bayou Club.

Though the attack on Pearl Harbor, which led to the United States' entry into World War II, is remembered nationally on Dec. 7 each year, the MOAA and MOWW program took place Dec. 6.

We live in the digital age of genealogy research. Every day more records are being digitized and made available to us. Those records can range from indexes to actual documents. We know, of course, that most records are not digitized and so our search strategies must include the skills necess…

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LARGO — A local resident alleges Largo police unlawfully detained him and altered arrest documents in a lawsuit.

LARGO — For more than a year and a half, members of city staff and the police department have sought answers on how to identify and help Largo’s homeless population. 

On Nov. 9, 22 visitors from Kami City, Japan, gathered with Largo Lions Club members and local dignitaries to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the sister city agreement that has forged a special, enduring relationship for generations.

LARGO — On a night when city leaders praised finance officials for their efforts in paying off about $27 million in loans for the Highland Recreation Complex and Largo Community Center, they also approved a 20-year loan for as much as $61.7 million for a new facility at the wastewater treatm…

LARGO — The Largo Public Library has a long and storied history in the community. But its story wouldn’t be nearly as successful without the volunteers and benefactors that work each day to make it one of the most acclaimed libraries in the entire state.

LARGO — Largo is home to some of the biggest businesses in the county and state, such as Tech Data and BIC Graphic. But its 4,000-plus small businesses are truly the community’s backbone, which is why the city of Largo and Largo Leader are teaming up again during Small Business Month for the…

LARGO — A $25 million project to move City Hall back downtown took a small step forward Oct. 15 when city commissioners gave staff the green light to negotiate a contract with its top-ranked architectural firm for the first phase of the undertaking.

Twenty years ago, a group of gardeners formed an artistic gardening co-op, dubbing themselves the Garden Fairies. Hailing mostly from northern Pinellas County, the group worked in the garden together and discussed everything from environmental issues to the plants they were growing. Two decades later, these talented, arts-loving gardeners have switched gears, making a name for themselves as a team of wearable art creators. Their work is the centerpiece of the upcoming Bay-2-Bay Wearable Art Exhibit at Creative Pinellas.

LARGO — The city of Largo Recreation, Parks and Arts joined the ranks of elite park and recreation agencies across the country this past week by earning accreditation through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies and the National Recreation and Park Association for…

Mark Grifone organizes the Warehouse of Horrors in Largo each Halloween, but he is much more Santa Claus than Grim Reaper. That’s because Grifone and about three dozen of his fellow employees at Forensic Technology, Inc., have scared up more than $40,000 for charities in Pinellas and Hillsborough counties the past three years by transforming the company’s warehouse into 10,000 square feet of terror.

Halloween isn’t until the end of the month, but that doesn’t mean you have to wait that long to dress up or get down in celebration of the spooky holiday. Largo is filled with events for participants of all ages, including the annual Spooktacular event, which will draw thousands of trick or …

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